Date Picker
Previous Month April 2018 Next Month
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 1 2 3 4 5

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
   

Walk with Hannigan   Friday,  APR  20, 2018
9:00 AM

COUNTY SUPERVISOR ERIN HANNIGAN —  Vallejo Waterfront
Join #TeamHannigan every Friday morning to walk and chat with the District 1 County Supervisor, Erin Hannigan. Everyone is welcome to come and get fit! Meet by the Ferry Building. Rain may cancel.
Leader: Erin Hannigan
Location:
     289 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  

 
Earth Day Volunteer Clean Up   Saturday,  APR  21, 2018
SOLANO COUNTY PARKS —  Various Locations
Come join us all around Solano County for our annual Earth Day Clean-up Event! Community volunteers will remove trash and improperly disposed of recyclables from our waterways, open spaces and roadways. Each event is an opportunity to spend a portion of a day in an intense effort to make our County a better place. Cleanups are a great way for students to earn community service hours, clubs and service organizations to participate in an organized service project with a big impact, and for families, friends and individuals to spend some quality time giving back to the County, in the company of other like-minded people. For meeting places and times, visit Solano County's website.

 
Yoga Hike   Saturday,  APR  21, 2018
8:30 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Lynch Canyon Open Space Park
Enjoy a walk in the beautiful nature of Lynch Canyon led by Barbara Fredericks of Benicia Yoga & Wellness. She will lead you on a walk while stopping to incorporate easy yoga moves “for every body." No pre-registration is required, just meet at the Lynch Canyon parking lot. The hike is free, but parking is $6.
Leader: Barbara Fredericks
Parking Fee: $6
Location:
     3100 Lynch Road
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: From I-80 East, take the Hiddenbrooke Parkway exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs. From I-80 West, take the Red Top Road exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs.

 
Birds, Blooms Workshop & Walk   Saturday,  APR  21, 2018
9:00 AM

NAPA - SOLANO AUDUBON SOCIETY —  Benicia State Recreation Area
What are the adaptations that birds have to their flowering and fruiting botanical counterparts? What beak shapes make a bird better suited for crushing seeds or fruit or sipping nectar? Learn about the purpose of such a wide variety of fascinating beak shapes. The workshop will start at 9:00 a.m. followed by a walk at 9:30 a.m. until noon. Walks are appropriate for all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult). Please bring binoculars if you have them and water. If you have questions, contact Crystal by email.
Leader: Crystal DeMarco
Parking Fee: $6
Location:
     1 State Park Rd
     Benicia  
DIRECTIONS: Take the Columbus Parkway exit off of I-780.

 
Earth Day Kayak Clean Up   Saturday,  APR  21, 2018
9:00 AM

GRIZZLY WATERS KAYAKING —  Suisun Marsh
We are giving back by offering free kayak rentals to help clean up our water ways. Limited availability. Reserve your spot! "Around 80 percent of the trash that ends up in the ocean originates from in-land sources, most often by entering storm drains that flow directly into creeks and rivers before draining into the sea. Residents of Solano County can help limit their environmental impact by reducing the waste they produce, recycling, and reusing whenever possible." ~Solano RCD. RSVP by email or (707) 341-6141.
Location:
     535 Solano St. Ste B
     Suisun City  

 
Rockville Hills Regional Park Trail Crew   Saturday,  APR  21, 2018
9:00 AM

CITY OF FAIRFIELD —  Rockville Hills Regional Park
The Rockville Trail Crew volunteer work days are scheduled for the third Saturday of every month from 9-12noon, rain or shine! Trail Crew volunteers provide technical assistance with trail maintenance and construction activities on the trails. Trail Crew volunteer duties consist of clearing rocks, trees, brush and other debris from proposed trail routes; build/repair walk ways, bridges or other structures; grade/fill existing trail paths to ensure user safety; and attend all required meetings and training sessions. Volunteers should bring water, gloves and a tool if available. Volunteers should wear layered clothing and sturdy shoes. A snack and beverage provided for volunteers. Meet at the parking area. If you are not a regular volunteer, please RSVP to Ranger Teri, (707) 249-3613, or by email.
Location:
     2149 Rockville Rd
     Fairfield  

 
Earth Day in the Garden   Saturday,  APR  21, 2018
9:30 AM

BENICIA STATE PARKS ASSOCIATION —  Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
After these Spring rains, you'll love coming to the Forest Deaner Native Plants Garden. Help with planting and clean up with other nature lovers, then enjoy lunch in the picnic area. Register online.
Location:
     I-780 at Columbus Parkway
     Benicia State Park Recreation Area
     Benicia  

 
Horse Day at McIntyre Ranch   Saturday,  APR  21, 2018
10:00 AM

GVRD —  McIntyre Ranch
For ages 8-17 -- Learn about the friendly horses and goats, and participate in their daily care. Wear sturdy work clothes and tough shoes because this is a "hand-on" experience. You will put a halter on a horse, learn to lead horses safely, brush them, clean their feet and clean their stalls. Everyone will have a chance to sit on a horse (helmet are required and provided, keep hairstyle simple for easy fit). Eat a good breakfast, bring water bottle and wear layers. For more information contact the Coordinator at 648-4552. Cost: $25/class resident, $30/class non-resident.
Leader: Jane Mitchell
Registration is required.
Location: Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: McIntyre Ranch, located at the very end of St. John’s Mine Road, across from the Solano Community College Vallejo Center at 545 Columbus Parkway. Take St. John’s Mine Road and cross over the cattle crossing. Continue up the road and stay to the right to follow the road down to the barn. You are authorized to drive through this road for GVRD programs only.

 
Rush Ranch 'Get the Rush'   Saturday,  APR  21, 2018
10:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST & RUSH RANCH EDUCATIONAL COUNCIL —  Rush Ranch
Get the Rush is a series of fun and free activities for the whole family, offered on the third Saturday of every month at Rush Ranch. All ages and mobility levels are welcome! This event is 100% volunteer-run and activities vary month-to-month. Get the Rush! is made possible by Rush Ranch Educational Council, Access Adventure, Napa-Solano Audubon Society, and Solano Land Trust volunteers. The blacksmith shop is open rain or shine. Rain, soil conditions, or extreme heat may cancel other activities. For more information on this month's activities, visit Solano Land Trust's Calendar.
Location:
     3521 Grizzly Island Road
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 12 in Suisun City, take Grizzly Island Road south approximately 2 miles. Entrance/driveway will be on the right.

 
Wildflowers & Water Critters Walk   Saturday,  APR  21, 2018
10:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Jepson Prairie
Jepson Prairie Preserve is one of California’s best remaining examples of a vernal pool ecosystem and native grassland prairie. Dry and dormant most of the year, the prairie is transformed by winter rains into a tapestry of stunning colors, and its vernal pools host a rich diversity of rare aquatic life. Enjoy an easy guided walk which may include portions of the Preserve that are only accessible with a Jepson Prairie docent. Learn about vernal pools and see the aquatic invertebrate and flowering plants that depend on them. Expect a slow pace and meandering route with lots of opportunities to bend down and look at tiny wildflowers. All ages are welcome. It is often windy. The preserve is a working ranch with free-range sheep. There is no drinking water. In order to protect endangered species and sensitive habitat, dogs are not allowed. Bring a backpack with plenty of water and snacks and/or a picnic lunch. Wear boots or sturdy closed-toe shoes, preferably ones that are waterproof, layered clothes, and protection from the elements—sun (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses), wind, fog, rain. You may also want to bring a hand lens, binoculars and a camera. Rain may cancel. Free but a donation is requested.
Location: Dixon  
DIRECTIONS: Cook Lane off Highway 113 South 12 miles south of Dixon

 
Scenic Limited Wildflower Train   Saturday,  APR  21, 2018
11:00 AM

BAY AREA ELECTRIC RAILROAD ASSOCIATION —  Western Railway Museum
Come ride the annual Scenic Limited on a leisurely 11-mile round trip through the heart of Northern California. Enjoy the rolling Montezuma Hills and views of Mt. Diablo as you travel what was once the Sacramento Northern mainline on our historic train. The Scenic Limited runs April 4 - 29. Train departs Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm. (Sorry, no 3:30pm trains on Wednesdays.) General admission is $10 adults, $9 Seniors and $7 kids 2-14. Members are free. First Class fare includes cookies and lemonade in the beautiful parlor car - $17 Adults, $16 Seniors 65+, $14 Kids 2-14 and Members $7. Enjoy the day at the museum so you can explore historic railway exhibits, ride a vintage streetcar, make use of our large shaded picnic grounds, and visit our Museum Store, library archives, and the Depot Cafe. Scenic Limited tickets are now available online. All proceeds from ticket sales help support the Western Railway Museum!
Location:
     5848 State Highway 12
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: Between Fairfield and Rio Vista

 
Wildflowers & Water Critters Walk   Sunday,  APR  22, 2018
10:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Jepson Prairie
Jepson Prairie Preserve is one of California’s best remaining examples of a vernal pool ecosystem and native grassland prairie. Dry and dormant most of the year, the prairie is transformed by winter rains into a tapestry of stunning colors, and its vernal pools host a rich diversity of rare aquatic life. Enjoy an easy guided walk which may include portions of the Preserve that are only accessible with a Jepson Prairie docent. Learn about vernal pools and see the aquatic invertebrate and flowering plants that depend on them. Expect a slow pace and meandering route with lots of opportunities to bend down and look at tiny wildflowers. All ages are welcome. It is often windy. The preserve is a working ranch with free-range sheep. There is no drinking water. In order to protect endangered species and sensitive habitat, dogs are not allowed. Bring a backpack with plenty of water and snacks and/or a picnic lunch. Wear boots or sturdy closed-toe shoes, preferably ones that are waterproof, layered clothes, and protection from the elements—sun (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses), wind, fog, rain. You may also want to bring a hand lens, binoculars and a camera. Rain may cancel. Free but a donation is requested.
Location: Dixon  
DIRECTIONS: Cook Lane off Highway 113 South 12 miles south of Dixon

 
Scenic Limited Wildflower Train   Sunday,  APR  22, 2018
11:00 AM

BAY AREA ELECTRIC RAILROAD ASSOCIATION —  Western Railway Museum
Come ride the annual Scenic Limited on a leisurely 11-mile round trip through the heart of Northern California. Enjoy the rolling Montezuma Hills and views of Mt. Diablo as you travel what was once the Sacramento Northern mainline on our historic train. The Scenic Limited runs April 4 - 29. Train departs Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm. (Sorry, no 3:30pm trains on Wednesdays.) General admission is $10 adults, $9 Seniors and $7 kids 2-14. Members are free. First Class fare includes cookies and lemonade in the beautiful parlor car - $17 Adults, $16 Seniors 65+, $14 Kids 2-14 and Members $7. Enjoy the day at the museum so you can explore historic railway exhibits, ride a vintage streetcar, make use of our large shaded picnic grounds, and visit our Museum Store, library archives, and the Depot Cafe. Scenic Limited tickets are now available online. All proceeds from ticket sales help support the Western Railway Museum!
Location:
     5848 State Highway 12
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: Between Fairfield and Rio Vista

 
Tai Chi in the Park   Wednesday,  APR  25, 2018
8:00 AM

SF BAY AREA TAI CHI —  City Park
Join the 8:00 a.m. morning classes in City Park every Wednesday – beginners through advanced. We practice the “108 step” Yang Form as well as Tai Chi Sword and Tai Chi Cane.
Leader: Paul Reinhertz
Location:
     425 Alabama St
     Vallejo  

 
Scenic Limited Wildflower Train   Wednesday,  APR  25, 2018
11:00 AM

BAY AREA ELECTRIC RAILROAD ASSOCIATION —  Western Railway Museum
Come ride the annual Scenic Limited on a leisurely 11-mile round trip through the heart of Northern California. Enjoy the rolling Montezuma Hills and views of Mt. Diablo as you travel what was once the Sacramento Northern mainline on our historic train. The Scenic Limited runs April 4 - 29. Train departs Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm. (Sorry, no 3:30pm trains on Wednesdays.) General admission is $10 adults, $9 Seniors and $7 kids 2-14. Members are free. First Class fare includes cookies and lemonade in the beautiful parlor car - $17 Adults, $16 Seniors 65+, $14 Kids 2-14 and Members $7. Enjoy the day at the museum so you can explore historic railway exhibits, ride a vintage streetcar, make use of our large shaded picnic grounds, and visit our Museum Store, library archives, and the Depot Cafe. Scenic Limited tickets are now available online. All proceeds from ticket sales help support the Western Railway Museum!
Location:
     5848 State Highway 12
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: Between Fairfield and Rio Vista

 
Movement and Meditation   Wednesday,  APR  25, 2018
4:00 PM

Movement and Meditation to clear your mind and increase your flexibility. Relax and expand your workout to include spiral swimming movements and deep gratitude breathing. Know your limits and be ready to explore whatever comfort level is best for you. Bring a water bottle, dress with layers, eat at least two hours earlier. Be ready to touch the ground, hopfully barefoot. Bring a camera for beautiful sunsets. Remind yourself to feel how good it feels to Breathe. We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. 4PM to 5PM
Location:
     301 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: We meet in the grass park near the intersection of Capitol Street and Mare Island Way, Vallejo. Rainy / soggy day location is at Integritea, 717 Marin Street.

 
Walk with Hannigan   Friday,  APR  27, 2018
9:00 AM

COUNTY SUPERVISOR ERIN HANNIGAN —  Vallejo Waterfront
Join #TeamHannigan every Friday morning to walk and chat with the District 1 County Supervisor, Erin Hannigan. Everyone is welcome to come and get fit! Meet by the Ferry Building. Rain may cancel.
Leader: Erin Hannigan
Location:
     289 Mare Island Way
     Vallejo  

 
15th Annual Loop the Lagoon Family Fun Run   Saturday,  APR  28, 2018
7:30 AM

VACAVILLE PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION —  Lagoon Valley Park
Please join us and enjoy the beautiful hills and lake at Lagoon Valley Park. Whether you are competing seriously or walking leisurely, Loop the Lagoon is a great way to get involved in a healthy activity for a worthy cause. For more information, visit Loop the Lagoon online.
Location:
     1 Pena Adobe Road
     Vacaville  

 
Nature Walk: Spring Birds of Lake Solano Park   Saturday,  APR  28, 2018
8:00 AM

PUTAH CREEK COUNCIL & SOLANO COUNTY PARKS —  Lake Solano County Park
California is located along migration routes for many songbirds. At Lake Solano, a wide array of habitats means that visitors can observe a diverse assortment of birds and other wildlife. On this tour, we'll observe year-round residents and migratory visitors while taking in the natural beauty of Lake Solano Park. Loaner binoculars will be available. These activities are appropriate for all ages, and families and groups are welcome. Please prepare for the weather and variable conditions by bringing water, wearing sturdy shoes, and dressing in layers. The tour will be rescheduled in the event of heavy rain. Advance registration is recommended but not required. The day's activities are free, and parking is $6 per vehicle payable at the east entrance to the Park. For more information, check online or call Karin Young at Putah Creek Council, 530-795-3006.
Parking Fee: $6
Location:
     8685 Pleasants Valley Rd
       
DIRECTIONS: Lake Solano Park straddles Pleasants Valley Road, north of Vacaville and near the town of Winters. Pay the $6 parking fee and park on the east-side of Pleasants Valley Rd. and meet at the Nature Center on the west side of the road.

 
Hike the Oak Woodlands   Saturday,  APR  28, 2018
9:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Rockville Trails Preserve
Enjoy your Saturday outdoors! Explore the hills between Suisun Valley and Green Valley, and see sweeping views of Solano County and beyond. Discover all the colorful Spring wildflowers that have bloomed from the recent rains. You're encouraged to take advantage of this private, docent-led hike because the property is otherwise not open to the public. Hike is up to 6 miles. We will meet at the parking lot of the big red barn labeled "Ice House" (corner of Rockville Rd. & Suisun Valley Rd., Fairfield). We will then carpool to the trailhead. Registration is recommended online. Bring plenty of water, good hiking shoes, snacks, sun protection, and layered clothing. Rain cancels; If unsure call: 707-718-3498.
Location: Fairfield  
DIRECTIONS: Meet at Icehouse at the corner of Rockville Rd. & Suisun Valley Rd. 

 
Garden Volunteer Day   Saturday,  APR  28, 2018
9:30 AM

BENICIA STATE PARKS ASSOCIATION —  Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
We meet every Saturday from 9:30-11:30am in the Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden located at the Benicia State Park Recreation Area for planting, weeding, and tending. Parking is free on Saturday Volunteer Days. Tell the Gate Attendant that you are going into the Park to work at the Garden.
Location:
     I-780 at Columbus Parkway
     Benicia State Park Recreation Area
     Benicia  

 
28th Annual Rush Ranch Open House   Saturday,  APR  28, 2018
10:00 AM

RUSH RANCH EDUCATIONAL COUNCIL —  Rush Ranch
Join Solano Land Trust and the Rush Ranch Educational Council in celebrating 28 years of sharing Rush Ranch with the community! Entry is free! Any dollars you spend on lunch, raffle tickets, or arts and crafts will benefit the Rush Ranch Educational Council, an all-volunteer organization that provides fun and educational programs for the ranch. Feast on burgers and hot dogs hot off the grill; shop for jewelry, art, crafts, and other unique items; enjoy live music; admire live animals on display including bats, birds of prey, horses, cows and sheep; do engaging science and engineering activities with your kids; play games; watch live demonstrations and more. For more details, visit our website.
Location:
     3521 Grizzly Island Road
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 12 in Suisun City, take Grizzly Island Road south approximately 2 miles. Entrance/driveway will be on the right.

 
Opening Day on the Strait   Saturday,  APR  28, 2018
10:00 AM

BENICIA YACHT CLUB —  Benicia Yacht Club & Marina Walk
You're invited to a full day of celebrating Benicia's beautiful waterfront at Opening Day on the Strait. Benicia Yacht Club opens their doors to the public with the annual event featuring arts & crafts booths and children's games on the lawn behind the Yacht Club. There will be Opening Ceremonies at noon, followed by the Boat Parade/Blessing of the Fleet. Enjoy a day of food, drink & entertainment, then dinner and dancing at the Yacht Club. Contact the Benicia Yacht Club at (707) 746-0739 for more information.
Location:
     400 East 2nd Street
     Benicia  

 
Wildflowers & Water Critters Walk   Saturday,  APR  28, 2018
10:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Jepson Prairie
Jepson Prairie Preserve is one of California’s best remaining examples of a vernal pool ecosystem and native grassland prairie. Dry and dormant most of the year, the prairie is transformed by winter rains into a tapestry of stunning colors, and its vernal pools host a rich diversity of rare aquatic life. Enjoy an easy guided walk which may include portions of the Preserve that are only accessible with a Jepson Prairie docent. Learn about vernal pools and see the aquatic invertebrate and flowering plants that depend on them. Expect a slow pace and meandering route with lots of opportunities to bend down and look at tiny wildflowers. All ages are welcome. It is often windy. The preserve is a working ranch with free-range sheep. There is no drinking water. In order to protect endangered species and sensitive habitat, dogs are not allowed. Bring a backpack with plenty of water and snacks and/or a picnic lunch. Wear boots or sturdy closed-toe shoes, preferably ones that are waterproof, layered clothes, and protection from the elements—sun (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses), wind, fog, rain. You may also want to bring a hand lens, binoculars and a camera. Rain may cancel. Free but a donation is requested.
Location: Dixon  
DIRECTIONS: Cook Lane off Highway 113 South 12 miles south of Dixon

 
Scenic Limited Wildflower Train   Saturday,  APR  28, 2018
11:00 AM

BAY AREA ELECTRIC RAILROAD ASSOCIATION —  Western Railway Museum
Come ride the annual Scenic Limited on a leisurely 11-mile round trip through the heart of Northern California. Enjoy the rolling Montezuma Hills and views of Mt. Diablo as you travel what was once the Sacramento Northern mainline on our historic train. The Scenic Limited runs April 4 - 29. Train departs Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm. (Sorry, no 3:30pm trains on Wednesdays.) General admission is $10 adults, $9 Seniors and $7 kids 2-14. Members are free. First Class fare includes cookies and lemonade in the beautiful parlor car - $17 Adults, $16 Seniors 65+, $14 Kids 2-14 and Members $7. Enjoy the day at the museum so you can explore historic railway exhibits, ride a vintage streetcar, make use of our large shaded picnic grounds, and visit our Museum Store, library archives, and the Depot Cafe. Scenic Limited tickets are now available online. All proceeds from ticket sales help support the Western Railway Museum!
Location:
     5848 State Highway 12
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: Between Fairfield and Rio Vista

 
Solano Group Hike - Downtown Vallejo History Walk   Saturday,  APR  28, 2018
2:00 PM

SIERRA CLUB - SOLANO GROUP —  Historic Downtown Vallejo
Join local historian Jim Kern (Executive Director of Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum) and walk leader Phil Kohlmetz for a guided tour through the historic downtown neighborhoods of Vallejo. We’ll pass local landmarks including Temple Arts Loft, the Empress Theater, the site of the State Capitol, St Vincent’s Hill, discuss redevelopment, pass the Yacht Club (with its Jack London Connection) and conclude on the waterfront at the Mare Island Brewing Co. Total trip time 2 hours. The hike is limited to 20 persons 14 and older, and persons under 18 must be with a parent. No pets. Bring sturdy shoes, water, a hat, sunscreen, a snack, and money if you want to continue the historic discussion afterwards at MI Brewing. Rain cancels. Class M-2-B (Moderate, 2 miles, 1,000-2,000 ft. elevation gain/loss). Meet promptly at 2pm at Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, 734 Marin St, Vallejo, CA. From I-80, take the Georgia Street exit and go west to Sonoma Blvd, Right (north) on Sonoma Blvd 2 blocks to Capitol St. Turn left on Capital and go 1 block to Marin St. and the Museum. Please pre-register for this hike by Apr 26. with Leader Phil Kohlmetz by email or 707-704-0350.
Leader: Phil Kohlmetz
Location:
     Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum
     734 Marin St
     Vallejo  

 
Wildflowers & Water Critters Walk   Sunday,  APR  29, 2018
10:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST —  Jepson Prairie
Jepson Prairie Preserve is one of California’s best remaining examples of a vernal pool ecosystem and native grassland prairie. Dry and dormant most of the year, the prairie is transformed by winter rains into a tapestry of stunning colors, and its vernal pools host a rich diversity of rare aquatic life. Enjoy an easy guided walk which may include portions of the Preserve that are only accessible with a Jepson Prairie docent. Learn about vernal pools and see the aquatic invertebrate and flowering plants that depend on them. Expect a slow pace and meandering route with lots of opportunities to bend down and look at tiny wildflowers. All ages are welcome. It is often windy. The preserve is a working ranch with free-range sheep. There is no drinking water. In order to protect endangered species and sensitive habitat, dogs are not allowed. Bring a backpack with plenty of water and snacks and/or a picnic lunch. Wear boots or sturdy closed-toe shoes, preferably ones that are waterproof, layered clothes, and protection from the elements—sun (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses), wind, fog, rain. You may also want to bring a hand lens, binoculars and a camera. Rain may cancel. Free but a donation is requested.
Location: Dixon  
DIRECTIONS: Cook Lane off Highway 113 South 12 miles south of Dixon

 
Scenic Limited Wildflower Train   Sunday,  APR  29, 2018
11:00 AM

BAY AREA ELECTRIC RAILROAD ASSOCIATION —  Western Railway Museum
Come ride the annual Scenic Limited on a leisurely 11-mile round trip through the heart of Northern California. Enjoy the rolling Montezuma Hills and views of Mt. Diablo as you travel what was once the Sacramento Northern mainline on our historic train. The Scenic Limited runs April 4 - 29. Train departs Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm. (Sorry, no 3:30pm trains on Wednesdays.) General admission is $10 adults, $9 Seniors and $7 kids 2-14. Members are free. First Class fare includes cookies and lemonade in the beautiful parlor car - $17 Adults, $16 Seniors 65+, $14 Kids 2-14 and Members $7. Enjoy the day at the museum so you can explore historic railway exhibits, ride a vintage streetcar, make use of our large shaded picnic grounds, and visit our Museum Store, library archives, and the Depot Cafe. Scenic Limited tickets are now available online. All proceeds from ticket sales help support the Western Railway Museum!
Location:
     5848 State Highway 12
     Suisun City  
DIRECTIONS: Between Fairfield and Rio Vista

 
Pink Full Moon Paddle   Sunday,  APR  29, 2018
7:00 PM

GRIZZLY WATERS KAYAKING —  Suisun Marsh
April’s Full Moon, the Full Pink Moon, heralds the appearance of the moss pink, or wild ground phlox—one of the first spring flowers. It is also known as the Sprouting Grass Moon, the Egg Moon, and the Fish Moon. ~Farmer's Almanac Reserve your spot for this paddle online or get more information by email or (707) 341-6141.
Location:
     535 Solano St. Ste B
     Suisun City  

 
10th Annual Kite Festival   Saturday,  MAY  5, 2018
12:00 PM

SOLANO COUNTY PARKS / SOLANO LAND TRUST  —  Lynch Canyon Open Space Park
All you need to bring are your kites and kids to enjoy the annual kite festival from noon to 4P. It’s a family-friendly event, and kids of all ages and ability levels are welcome. The festival and parking are free. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy while watching dancing kites. No dogs allowed. If you have questions, contact us by email or at 707.432-0150. Rain cancels.
Location:
     3100 Lynch Road
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: From I-80 East, take the Hiddenbrooke Parkway exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs. From I-80 West, take the Red Top Road exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs.